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Old 01 April 2015, 03:30 PM
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They'd definitely sell the EnCounter bracelet, but I doubt they can make it at the set price point with all of the features listed. My rough guess is that it would be closer to $300.
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Old 01 April 2015, 03:31 PM
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Liked this one a lot. More audience participation than true prank.

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Old 01 April 2015, 03:45 PM
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As usual, ThinkGeek has their raft of fake items, including (as usual) some I wish were real. My cats totally need this.
Game of Thrones Clue looks awesome!

Tyrion in the Restroom with the crossbow!
Walder Frey, in the dining room with crossbows, swords, knives, etc.
Olenna Tyrell in the Garden, with the poisoned chrystal.
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Old 01 April 2015, 03:46 PM
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Tantrum <- I want a Play-Doh 3-D printer!

At first, I didn't realize why the cars from the new Mad Max movie were jokes, it seemed like RC cars from the movie would be easy to make and would be big sellers. It wasn't until I saw the action shot that I realized they were the kind of cars that kids drive while sitting in them.
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Old 01 April 2015, 04:10 PM
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Game of Thrones Clue and the Voltron kitty condo are the most likely candidates to become real products.

If they can make the awesome tauntaun sleeping bag a reality, they can do one or both of those! *crosses fingers*
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Old 01 April 2015, 04:12 PM
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Autodesk Adds Klingon Language to Expand Its Support of Intergalactic Customers
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Old 01 April 2015, 04:37 PM
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Here's a list of pranks from the Daily What...

http://thedailywh.at/2015/04/roundup...ril-fools-day/
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Old 01 April 2015, 04:48 PM
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Also, wasn't it Snopes that ran the "Mr Ed was really a zebra" as an April Fool joke, which took on a life of its own?
If memory serves, that story - along with a few others - were part of "The Repository of Lost Legends" page (T.R.O.L.L.). I don't remember it being an April Fool's gag, per se, as much as a point for checking one's sources... even if the information is coming from snopes.com.

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Old 01 April 2015, 05:10 PM
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CERN researchers confirm existence of the Force

http://home.web.cern.ch/about/update...xistence-force
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Old 01 April 2015, 05:13 PM
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Where I got the above link, CNN's list of April Fool's jokes...

http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/01/world/...nks/index.html

Including dog selfie sticks, hippo cafes, and trampoline 'bouncy aisles' in grocery stores.
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Senator Ted Cruz was named Honorary President of the American Humanist Association.
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Old 01 April 2015, 06:29 PM
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Groupon is offering a new service of cars driven by cats... guided by laser pointers, of course...

http://www.groupon.com/pages/grouber
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Old 01 April 2015, 06:50 PM
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Memebase.com's "Americana" page has gone all pinko commie scum on us...

http://memebase.cheezburger.com/americana?ref=navbar

WHUT? THIS IS 'MURRICA! FREEEEEEEEDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMM! *fires a machinegun into the air*


Edit: And Art of Trolling is doing just that with nothing but loading screens...

http://memebase.cheezburger.com/arto...ing?ref=navbar
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Old 01 April 2015, 07:45 PM
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Kongregate has two: a live interview with Samantha, and #VoteStabby, a game about an anthropomorphic knife that's presented as the potential newest Kongpanion.

I heard that YouTube videos had an "Add Music" button that would play Darude Sandstorm over the video, but I'm not seeing it, so either they're lying or it was removed. However, if you search for a song, you'll get the message "Did you mean: Darude - Sandstorm by Darude" under the ad.

In science news, Dragons are real and will return if we don't do something about climate change.
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Old 01 April 2015, 07:49 PM
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I'm sure there are enough would-be Dragonborns around should that eventuality occur. No need to worry.

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Not Always Right.com/ is entirely populated by stories from people who are fighting the zombie apocalypse at work.
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I heard that YouTube videos had an "Add Music" button that would play Darude Sandstorm over the video, but I'm not seeing it, so either they're lying or it was removed.
It is still there for me. In the lower right corner are two connected eighth notes (the standard "music" symbol). When you click it, you get a few bars from Darude over whatever is playing.

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I'm sure there are enough would-be Dragonborns around should that eventuality occur. No need to worry.
There were enough, but then they all took arrows to the knees.
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Old 01 April 2015, 07:58 PM
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I'm still not seeing it.
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Old 01 April 2015, 08:05 PM
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It shows up as soon as the full-screen ads are done. Maybe it is like the blue/black dress, only certain people can see it.
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According to a Facebook post by a bicycle advocacy group, a new bill will make car ownership mandatory in California.
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